Bordering the Persian Gulf, Jumeirah 1 is the popular home of water sports on sandy Jumeira Public Beach, plus slides and wave pools at Laguna Waterpark by Meraas. Coffee shops, ice-cream stalls, and Lebanese cafes back the seafront, alongside swimwear shops and indie boutiques.
Al Bada’a is a lively residential area focused on the shawarma restaurants, shisha cafes, and fast-food takeouts of Al Diyafah Street, while its alleys offer numerous bespoke tailors, boutiques selling Arabic fashions, and grocery stores. A couple of mid-range business hotels and high-rise apartment towers sit alongside the elegant minarets of Ahmad Al Fotim and Al Futtaim mosques. Jumeirah Public Beach is nearby.
Straddling Dubai Creek, Business Bay is a contemporary financial district packed with corporate high-rises, stylish apartment buildings, and swanky hotels. Dubai Water Canal has jogging and cycling tracks plus a colorful mechanical waterfall. Mid-priced stores fill Bay Avenue mall, along with family-friendly dining options. Smart waterside restaurants serve Lebanese dishes, Asian street snacks, and high-end seafood.
Al Mina is a waterfront community that boasts a peaceful serene atmosphere. Its neighbourhood is equipped with many facilities such as mosques, retail stores, cafes, restaurants, clinics and educational institutes.
A sprawling residential community inspired by garden living, Discovery Gardens comprises six themed clusters, featuring nearly 300 buildings with more than 26,000 spacious apartments and a variety of amenities including Discovery Gardens Pavilion, sports courts, swimming pools, and more.
Downtown Dubai is the city’s busy tourism hub, home to the towering Burj Khalifa skyscraper, with its observation deck, and the dancing Dubai Fountain, where crowds gather to watch music and light shows.